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Opportunities in Maritime law


Speakers :
1) Capt. Amarinder Brar 2) Ritesh Kaushik 3) Capt. Puneet Sareen
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Completed

Date & Time :
05/08/2023 at 2:30 PM IST
Price :
FREE
Duration :
1 hrs 30 mins

Event Sessions


Session 1 :
05/08/2023 at 2:30 PM IST   To   05/08/2023 at 4:00 PM IST  (1 Hours 30 Mins)


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Maritime law is a specialized field of law that governs various aspects related to maritime activities, trade, and navigation on the high seas and other navigable waters. As the world becomes more interconnected through global trade and commerce, the importance of maritime law continues to grow. This article delves into the diverse opportunities that exist within this fascinating and dynamic legal domain. These opportunities can be in:

 

a) Maritime Litigation:

b) Shipping Industry Contracts

c) Marine Insurance

d) Maritime Regulatory Compliance

e) Admiralty Consulting and Risk Management

f) Maritime Arbitration and Mediation

g) Maritime Compliance in International Trade

 

The field of maritime law presents a myriad of exciting opportunities for legal professionals passionate about the high seas and international trade. As globalization continues to shape the world's economy, the demand for skilled maritime lawyers is expected to grow, making it a promising area for those seeking a rewarding legal career.

 

In order to advise us about opportunities in maritime law, we are conducting a panel discussion with maritime professionals who have sailed and are now providing services within this sector. 

Happy to have the following panelists in the session:

 

a) Ritesh Kaushik: Ritesh is a maritime lawyer, extensively experienced marine engineer and techno-legal expert for shipping casualties and associated claims for international firms. He has over 25 years of experience in shipping industry. He is an Advocate in India and practices in Bombay High Court. In addition to being a law graduate in England & Wales, he has an LLM in International Maritime Law from prestigious University of Southampton and LLM in Legal Practice (Solicitors) from London. He is soon going to be a Solicitor in England & Wales. He is currently a partner in his family law firm Kaushik & Associates, India where he heads the shipping division since early 2019 and remains involved with high value cargo and general average international claims. He has also gained invaluable experience in Hull & Machinery and Cargo Claims during his tenure as consultant with Edge Brokers, London.

b) Capt. Amarinder Brar: He is a master mariner with over 25 years of industry experience. This includes 17 years at sea with 6 years of command time, followed by Master of Maritime Law (Merit) from the University of Southampton. He also holds a PG diploma in Marine Insurance from World Maritime University, Malmo. He has worked as Nautical Lecturer in India for all grades of deck competency, a marine surveyor for MCA in UK which included PSC duties, as a Consultant for LOC London serving the maritime legal and insurance sectors. He now works as Marine manager with MFB Solicitors, London where he is involved in both dry and wet shipping disputes. He completed his Masters of Law from University of Southampton

c) Capt. Puneet Sareen: He is a master mariner and currently working with Clyde & Co from March 2022 in the energy, marine, and natural resources team based in Guildford. Since then, he has been working with various teams across the Guildford, London, Newcastle, Hamburg, Paris, Dubai, Singapore, and Perth offices. Prior to joining Clyde & Co, he had over 15 years of seagoing experience and also worked as a Claims Executive at a leading IG P&I Club. He completed his LLM in International Maritime Law (Distinction) from Swansea University. This allows them to support clients over a wide range of admiralty matters. He practices dry and wet aspects of maritime related matters and casualties and that is currently on the path of qualifying as a solicitor in England and Wales.

 

In the panel discussion, we will discuss about 

 

a) Opportunities in the maritime law space for persons with sailing background

b) What kind of personality is required 

c)  How can a person plan for a career in this field?

d) Which colleges could be considered and the preferred geography

e) Advice for persons who are looking to make a career

 

 

After the webinar relevant questions would be taken. Also candidates are encouraged to write their queries to support@seaandbeyond.com. This will help the presenter to get a feel of the mindset of the attendees and prepare the presentation as per the requirement.



About the Speakers


Capt. Amarinder Brar
Marine Manager - MFB Solicitors,

Capt. Amarinder Brar: He is a master mariner with over 25 years of industry experience. This includes 17 years at sea with 6 years of command time, followed by Master of Maritime Law (Merit) from the University of Southampton. He also holds a PG diploma in Marine Insurance from World Maritime University, Malmo. He has worked as Nautical Lecturer in India for all grades of deck competency, a marine surveyor for MCA in UK which included PSC duties, as a Consultant for LOC London serving the maritime legal and insurance sectors. He now works as Marine manager with MFB Solicitors, London where he is involved in both dry and wet shipping disputes.




Ritesh Kaushik
HOD - Shipping, Kaushik & Associates,

Ritesh is a maritime lawyer, marine engineer and techno-legal expert for shipping casualties and associated claims. He has over 25 years of experience in shipping industry and has acquired specialist knowledge in International Maritime Law along with English and Indian Law. He is currently a partner in his family law firm Kaushik & Associates, India where he heads the shipping division since early 2019. Ritesh has provided his consultancy services as techno-legal expert in mediation proceedings and early intervention proceedings in shipping disputes to shipping claims and recovery firm W.E. Cox, London since early 2019. He has gained experience in Hull & Machinery Claims during his tenure as consultant with Edge Brokers, London. He completed his Master of Law from University of Southampton




Capt. Puneet Sareen
Master Mariner,

Capt. Puneet is a master mariner and currently working with Clyde & Co from March 2022 in the energy, marine, and natural resources team based in Guildford. Since then, he has been working with various teams across the Guildford, London, Newcastle, Hamburg, Paris, Dubai, Singapore, and Perth offices.
Prior to joining Clyde & Co, he had over 15 years of seagoing experience and also worked as a Claims Executive at a leading IG P&I Club.
He completed his LLM in International Maritime Law (Distinction) from Swansea University. This allows them to support clients over a wide range of admiralty matters. He practices dry and wet aspects of maritime related matters and casualties and that is currently on the path of qualifying as a solicitor in England and Wales.





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